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17Apr

Pittsburgh Task Force Issues Proposals to Improve Fair Housing

Share List From proposals regarding tenant screening, increased legal assistance for low-income renters facing eviction, applying fair housing criteria to proposed development projects and inclusionary zoning, a task force unveiled a series of draft recommendations Wednesday aimed at reducing barriers to fair housing in Pittsburgh. The announcement of the proposals on Wednesday at the August…

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28Mar

PACDC & Allies Selected for New Anti-Displacement Policy Network

Share List PolicyLink has announced that Philadelphia has been selected for the first cohort of the All-In Cities Anti-Displacement Policy Network. With support from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and The Kresge Foundation, the network of ten cities will work together over the next year on strategies to fight displacement and build inclusive, prosperous cities. The other…

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20Mar

Mayor Panto: Expand Tax Base or Face Gentrification

Share List After reflecting on 10 years of economic success, Mayor Sal Panto declared affordable housing and homelessness pressing issues during his State of the City address Wednesday evening. To combat them, Easton plans to roll out an affordable housing program next year, targeting lower-income homeowners and renters. But Easton can’t avoid gentrification unless it expands its…

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09Jan

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto wants to focus on development, not politics in 2nd term

Share List By: Bob Bauder , Pittsburgh Tribune Review Published: Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, 4:54 p.m. During his inauguration Wednesday, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto plans to outline goals for his next term, including a partnership with major nonprofits and corporations for funding several major initiatives. Peduto, 53, would not identify the projects, saying he was…

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19Dec

Closure of mobile-home parks in fast-developing State College sparks conversation about gentrification, affordable housing

Share List By Min Xian, WHYY December 15, 2017 Some of the communities experiencing the most rapid changes in Pennsylvania are those that abut colleges and universities. State College, for instance, has boomed in recent years largely due to the growing influence of Pennsylvania State University’s Main Campus. In general, this development has been positive…

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14Dec

Homes Within Reach Workshop Powerpoints

Share List Published: December 14, 2017 Thanks to all who attended our 13th annual Homes Within Reach Conference! We had over 830 attendees and over 165 sponsors, which makes it the most successful conference yet. This year’s theme was “Shining Our Light on Housing Solutions”, where we envisioned a future together, working in partnership for…

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10Oct

Lincoln Institute releases largest national study of inclusionary housing

Share List By: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Published: October 4, 2017 CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy will unveil the largest study to date of inclusionary housing – the policy where developers reserve a portion of new development as affordable – at Intersections 2017, the annual affordable housing conference of…

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02Oct

Webinar Recording: PHARE Application 101

Recorded on September 29, 2017

This webinar provides information to organizations and individuals interested in applying for Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) funding, administered by PHFA. PHARE funds have been used to leverage an additional $470 million investment in housing in Pennsylvania since 2012.

The webinar is an opportunity to hear about the details of the program as well as ask questions related to components of the RFP and application process.

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